'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Leads Again on Wednesday with $3.89 MillionJuly 24, 2014 07:15 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes added $3.9 million yesterday for a 42 percent week-to-week decline, giving the sequel $152.4 million domestically in its first 13 days. Apes is running 33 percent ahead of the pace of its 2011 predecessor.

Universal reports that The Purge: Anarchy posted $2.6 million on Wednesday, off 28 percent from the day before. The thriller sequel has tallied $39.3 million in its first 6 days, or 6 percent less than its 2013 predecessor.

Planes: Fire and Rescue dropped just 9 percent to earn $2.1 million on Wednesday. The animated Disney sequel has totaled $23.8 million in its first 6 days, 20.5 percent less than last year's first flick.

Sex Tape accounted for $1.5 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day haul of $19.65 million. The R-rated comedy is lagging behind the pace of 2011's Bad Teacher by 54 percent.

Rounding out the top five, Transformers: Age of Extinction slid 39 percent from last week to $1.2 million yesterday. Michael Bay's fourth franchise entry has amassed $230.8 million domestically up to this point, overtaking X-Men: Days of Future Past ($230.79 million) as this summer's top domestic grosser so far.

Daily Domestic Gross Sun, Feb. 27 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 27 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Snow Day$2,414,513-37%2,7097$891$42,722,9813Paramount
2The Whole Nine Yards$2,359,927-48%2,9100$811$28,500,3852Warner Bros.
3The Tigger Movie$2,131,019-25%2,81863$756$30,646,9533Disney
4Reindeer Games$2,127,106-38%2,204--$965$8,055,7141Miramax / Dimension
5Pitch Black$1,979,062-36%1,93098$1,025$23,021,7332USA Films
6Hanging Up$1,813,321-44%2,6180$693$26,001,0352Sony / Columbia
7Wonder Boys$1,461,071-46%1,253--$1,166$5,856,8531Paramount
8Scream 3$1,209,485-41%3,099-269$390$78,459,2824Miramax / Dimension
9American Beauty$1,201,583-43%1,32336$908$80,771,63424DreamWorks
10The Green Mile$452,371--1,746--$259$127,049,23112Warner Bros.